VIDEO FEATURE

SHANE OWENS premieres “YOU GO GOOD” – with Web-Exclusive Interview

Video Premiere & Web-Exclusive Interview   Musician:  SHANE OWENS   Video: “You Go Good”       COUNTRY MUSIC SINGER-SONGWRITER SHANE OWENS RELEASES HIS LATEST SINGLE “YOU GO GOOD” Shane Owens delivers a catchy summertime love song with all the references that make a country song loveable. Owens is notable for being one of the few country artists who delivers modern-day sounds while honoring his traditional... 

SOFI VONN premieres “what u started” and Web-Exclusive Interview

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview   Musician:  SOFI VONN   Video:  “what u started”       ELECTRONIC POP SINGER-SONGWRITER SOFI VONN PREMIERES NEW SINGLE “WHAT U STARTED”     London-based New York-born electronic pop singer-songwriter Sofi Vonn premieres new single “what u started.” It follows the success of recently released singles “Ghost” and “Best I Can,” as well as the... 

PAIGE KING JOHNSON premieres “American Beauty” lyric video – Web-Exclusive Interview

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Musician: PAIGE KING JOHNSON Video: “American Beauty” COUNTRY MUSIC SINGER-SONGWRITER PAIGE KING JOHNSON KNOWS IT TAKES INNER STRENGTH TO BE AN “AMERICAN BEAUTY” Country music singer-songwriter Paige King Johnson’s upbeat song “American Beauty” highlights all the stages of finding confidence in taking your own path even when it looks different from the rest. Johnson’s strong vocals shine... 

DALLAS WAYNE – Web-Exclusive Interview & Video Feature “He Even Brought Her Flowers”

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview   Musician: DALLAS WAYNE Video: “He Even Brought Her Flowers”     COUNTRY MUSIC SINGER-SONGWRITER DALLAS WAYNE RELEASES NEW CD OF ORIGINALS COLDWATER, TENNESSEE Dallas Wayne is a singer-songwriter, radio DJ, voice-over artist, actor and music producer. He began performing professionally while in school before moving to Nashville, and performed throughout North America and Europe, releasing... 

J3 – Web-exclusive Interview & Video Feature “Junebug”

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview   Musician: J3 (Justin-Lee Schultz, Jamie-Leigh Schultz & Jaden Baker) Video: “Junebug”   MULTI-INSTRUMENT TEEN SENSATIONS J3 RELEASE NEW CD OPUS 1 FEATURING VIDEO “JUNEBUG”   When an 11-year-old Justin-Lee Schultz releases a single that grabs the attention of Quincy Jones, who immediately DMs him on Instagram—he must be doing something extraordinary. Now, four years later,... 

KEIKO MATSUI – Web-Exclusive Interview & Video Feature “Moon over Gotham”

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Musician: KEIKO MATSUI Video: “Moon over Gotham”   INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED PIANIST KEIKO MATSUI PERFORMS WITH DAVID BENOIT’S PACIFIC VISION YOUTH SYMPHONY Internationally acclaimed pianist, composer and humanitarian Keiko Matsui created an enchanting global sonic tapestry on her Shanachie Recording, Echo. With a stellar lineup of well-respected musicians including drummer Vinnie Colaiuta,... 

DANA COOPER – Web-Exclusive Interview & “Bluebird” Video Feature

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Musician: DANA COOPER Video: “Bluebird” DANA COOPER IN TOP FORM WITH NEW ALBUM I CAN FACE THE TRUTH Like meeting an old friend for the first time, Dana Cooper’s latest release, I Can Face the Truth, rewards the homesick heart and will make you declare, ‘Finally! They actually do make them like they used to.’ Full of friendly surprises, new and nostalgic, you will find yourself wanting to lean... 

CLAPTONE “Just a Ghost” (feat. SEAL) – Web-Exclusive Interview & Video Feature

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview DJ:  CLAPTONE Video:  “Just a Ghost” featuring Seal on vocals C L A P T O N E Sonic Being Golden-Beaked Birdman Spreads Wings and Soars To New Heights With Third Studio Effort “Closer” Lights and shadows mingle together offering the clubbers a glimpse of their shaman in his natural habitat. Attired in black, with top hat and golden-beaked mask, this mystery man is one with his audience. From... 

DAVID BENOIT – A Midnight Rendezvous – Web-Exclusive Interview

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Musician: DAVID BENOIT Video: “A Midnight Rendezvous” DAVID BENOIT IS AT THE TOP OF HIS GAME WITH RELEASE OF NEW ALBUM A MIDNIGHT RENDEZVOUS by Rodeo Marie Hanson Pianist, composer, and arranger are some of the hats David Benoit has donned during several decades in the music business. Benoit’s unique style of smooth jazz has earned him three Grammy nominations and top jazz chart positions on Billboard. He... 

RACHAEL SAGE / POETICA – Web-Exclusive Interview

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Musician: RACHAEL SAGE Video: “Sleep When I’m Tired” from POETICA SIX-TIME INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARD WINNER RACHAEL SAGE RELEASES POETICA VIDEO “SLEEP WHEN I’M TIRED” MPress Records has just released a video for  “Sleep When I’m Tired”—the new track from Rachael Sage’s side project, Poetica—a spoken-word concept album conceived, produced and engineered by the six-time Independent... 

JONI MITCHELL – “River” – new video

Musician:  JONI MITCHELL Video:  “River”   JONI MITCHELL PREMIERES FIRST OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR “RIVER” – 50th ANNIVERSARY Mitchell’s Song Comes to Life with Watercolor Painting in New Animated Video Just in time for Christmas, the debut of Joni Mitchell’s first official music video for “River.” It’s her wistful contribution to the Christmas songbook, taken from her landmark 1971 album Blue. Director Matvey Rezanov and... 

BILLY CROCKETT – Web-exclusive Interview

Musician: BILLY CROCKETT Video: “That’s Something” BILLY CROCKETT FEATURED AT BLUE ROCK’S COOL NIGHTS 21 FINAL TWO NIGHTS—THIS THURSDAY & FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16-17   Billy Crockett, along with Liz Longley and Scott Mulvahill, will be featured at Christmas at Blue Rock for the final Cool Nights 21 livestreaming concert series—this Thursday and Friday, December 16-17. Billy Crockett is a performing songwriter, producer and multi-instrumental... 

SCOTT MULVAHILL – Web-exclusive Interview

Musician: SCOTT MULVAHILL Video: “I Don’t Need Her Love” SCOTT MULVAHILL FEATURED AT BLUE ROCK’S COOL NIGHTS 21 FINAL TWO NIGHTS—THIS THURSDAY & FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16-17 Scott Mulvahill, along with Liz Longley and Billy Crockett, will be featured at Christmas at Blue Rock for the final Cool Nights 21 livestreaming concert series—this Thursday and Friday, December 16-17. Scott Mulvahill has left his unique mark on the intersecting... 

LIZ LONGLEY – Web-exclusive Interview

Musician: LIZ LONGLEY Video: “A Little Magic”  LIZ LONGLEY FEATURED AT BLUE ROCK’S COOL NIGHTS 21 FINAL TWO NIGHTS—THIS THURSDAY & FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16-17 Liz Longley, along with Scott Mulvahill and Billy Crockett, will be featured at Christmas at Blue Rock for the final Cool Nights 21 livestreaming concert series—this Thursday and Friday, December 16-17. Award-winning singer and songwriter Liz Longley has recorded multiple albums,... 

The Band of Heathens’ ED JURDI & GORDY QUIST

Musician: The Band of Heathens’ ED JURDI & GORDY QUIST Video: “South by Somewhere”  THE BAND OF HEATHENS’ ED JURDI & GORDY QUIST FEATURED AT BLUE ROCK’S COOL NIGHTS 21 THIS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9 Ed Jurdi & Gordy Quist of The Band of Heathens will be featured at Blue Rock aLive! Cool Nights 21 livestreaming concert series—this Thursday, December 9. The Band of Heathens recorded Stranger with Tucker Martine (The Decemberists,... 

PETER MULVEY

Musician: PETER MULVEY Video: “Don’t You Ever Change”  PETER MULVEY FEATURED AT BLUE ROCK’S COOL NIGHTS 21 THIS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2 Peter Mulvey will be featured at Blue Rock aLive! Cool Nights 21 livestreaming concert series—this Thursday, December 2. Mulvey’s new album Love is the Only Thing will be released in early 2022 on Ani DiFranco’s Righteous Babe Records. Our featured video is from his most recent release is Live at the... 

ELIZA GILKYSON

Musician: ELIZA GILKYSON Video: “At the Foot of the Mountain” ELIZA GILKYSON FEATURED AT BLUE ROCK’S COOL NIGHTS 21 THIS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18 Eliza Gilkyson will be featured at Blue Rock aLive! Cool Nights 21 livestreaming concert series—this Thursday, November 18. She will be joined by the incredibly talented Mike Hardwick, who has played guitar on all her records. Gilkyson’s latest release Songs from the River Wind is what she calls... 

JONATHAN BYRD & THE PICKUP COWBOYS

Musician: JONATHAN BYRD & THE PICKUP COWBOYS Video: “It Don’t Make Sense” JONATHAN BYRD & THE PICKUP COWBOYS FEATURED AT BLUE ROCK’S COOL NIGHTS 21 THIS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4 Jonathan Byrd & the Pickup Cowboys will be featured at Blue Rock aLive! Cool Nights 21 livestreaming concert series—this Thursday, November 4. They are musical gunslingers, vaudevillian hucksters and old-fashioned tent revivalists. Between heartbreaking... 

WILLY PORTER VIDEO PREMIERE

Musician: WILLY PORTER Video: “Angry Words” WILLY PORTER FEATURED AT BLUE ROCK’S COOL NIGHTS 21 THIS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28 Willy Porter will be featured at Blue Rock aLive! Cool Nights 21 livestreaming concert series—this Thursday, October 28. His music spans over two decades, 11 albums and multiple continents with a journey defined by an inquisitive love for humanity and the language that describes what we all hold to be true. Porter’s... 

NOBODY’S GIRL at Blue Rock aLive! Cool Nights 21

  Musician: NOBODY’S GIRL Video: “Waterline”  NOBODY’S GIRL KICKS OFF BLUE ROCK’S COOL NIGHTS 21 THIS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21 Nobody’s Girl (Grace Pettis, Rebecca Loebe, BettySoo) will be featured at the Blue Rock aLive! Cool Nights 21 live streaming concert series—this Thursday, October 21. You can buy a Season Pass for only $105—and have a seat in the house by sending in your headshot. They will place the large headshot on a... 

Video Premiere & Web-Exclusive Interview SENRI OE

Video Premiere & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  SENRI OE Video:  “Out of Chaos”  JAZZ PIANIST SENRI OE RELEASES LETTER TO N.Y. Composed and produced entirely in quarantine in his New York City apartment—the new album expresses Senri Oe’s love for NYC during a time of worldwide reflection. This powerful recording captures the eclectic array of the city’s musical energies. Oe’s Letter to N.Y. (2021) is clearly a love letter to... 

Video Premier MANIKA KAUR

Video Premiere & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  MANIKA KAUR Video:  “Liberate Me”  WORLD MUSIC SONGSTRESS MANIKA KAUR PREMIERES BEAUTIFULLY HAUNTING “LIBERATE ME” Manika Kaur is a leading contemporary performer of Sikh “Kirtan” music. As the very first person to place Kirtan in the World Music Charts Europe with views of her videos running in the millions, Manika’s music has received overwhelming praise from the global Sikh... 

Video & Interview Megan Nadin

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  MEGAN NADIN Video:  “The Joker”  POP VOCAL SONGSTRESS MEGAN NADIN PREMIERES EMOTIONALLY HAUNTING “THE JOKER” Canadian pop vocal songstress Megan Nadin’s vocal style is radio-ready to rocket up the charts. What makes her even more powerful is that she genuinely cares about the songs she writes. She wants her songs to be used for positive change: “‘The Joker’ highlighted the... 

Video & Interview Erin Ivey

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  ERIN IVEY Video:  “Lost Girl”  ERIN IVEY RELEASES EMOTIONALLY HAUNTING “LOST GIRL” FROM HER NEW ALBUM SOLACE IN THE WILD Erin Ivey’s Solace in the Wild was three years in the making. She recorded the album at Blue Rock Studio in Wimberley, Texas. It was released January 29, 2021. Ivey’s albums have garnered numerous Top 10 and Album of the Year recognitions, a Black Fret artist... 

Video & Interview PIERCE PETTIS

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  PIERCE PETTIS Video:  “The Adventures of Me (and This Old Guitar)” PIERCE PETTIS & GRACE PETTIS AT BLUE ROCK ALIVE! COOL NIGHTS 2020 THIS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10  Pierce Pettis’ songs have been recorded by Susan Ashton, Dar Williams, Garth Brooks and Art Garfunkel. He was a member of the Fast Folk movement in 1980s New York. He released one independent solo album before signing with... 

Video & Interview Grace Pettis

Photo credit Nicola Gell Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  GRACE PETTIS Video:  “White Noise” GRACE PETTIS & PIERCE PETTIS AT BLUE ROCK ALIVE! COOL NIGHTS 2020 THIS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10    Grace Pettis is an award-winning singer-songwriter from Austin via Alabama. She’s been characterized as “a little bit folk, a little bit country/Americana and a whole lot of soul.” She, along with her renowned singer-songwriter... 

Video & Interview THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY

Video Premiere & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY Video:  “New York Minute” Photo credit Jeff Fasano  ULTIMATE DREAM TEAM, THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY, RELEASES ICONIC “NEW YORK MINUTE” The Immediate Family is an ultimate dream team of musicians. It’s a rock ’n’ roll band composed of longtime friends and legendary musicians—Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar... 

Video & Interview Willa Amai

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  WILLA AMAI Video:  “Unorganized Crime”  ICONIC PRODUCER LINDA PERRY PRESENTS YOUNG SINGER-SONGWRITER WILLA AMAI At 12-1/2 years old, Willa Amai won Linda Perry over with a voice that sounded emotionally beyond her years and songs that carried both depth and heart. After years of development, the 16-year-old is ready to share her music with the world. She has already garnered the attention... 

Video Feature & Interview Andy Gullahorn

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  ANDY GULLAHORN Video:  “The End of a World”   ANDY GULLAHORN AT BLUE ROCK ALIVE! COOL NIGHTS 2020 THIS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3 Andy Gullahorn was a Kerrville New Folk Winner in 2010 and was a runner-up at the 2009 Rocky Mountain Folks Festival. After graduating from Belmont University in Nashville, Gullahorn spent a number of years as a staff writer for publishing companies while playing... 

SUSAN GIBSON

Musician: SUSAN GIBSON Video: “Imaginary Lines”  SUSAN GIBSON AT BLUE ROCK ALIVE! COOL NIGHTS 2020 THIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27 Susan Gibson had just left home for her third freshman year in college, but it was the first time she actually moved away from home. After her first Christmas home, she was emotional about going back to college and all that angst spilled out of her at her Mom’s kitchen table. In those 15 minutes, her life was changed.... 

Slaid Cleaves

Musician: SLAID CLEAVES Video: “One Good Year”  SLAID CLEAVES AT BLUE ROCK ALIVE! COOL NIGHTS 2020 THIS THURSDAY, NOVEMBE 19 Slaid Cleaves will be featured at the Blue Rock aLive! Cool Nights 2020 virtual concert series this Thursday, November 19. The series is “for the songs, for the artists, for all of us.” You can buy a Season Pass for only $105—and have a seat in the house by sending in your headshot. They will place the large headshot... 

Interview & Video: KIM RICHEY

Artist: KIM RICHEY Video: “Wreck Your Wheels” KIM RICHEY GLIMMERS AND SHINES AT BLUE ROCK ALIVE! COOL NIGHTS 2020 Kim Richey will be featured at the Blue Rock aLive! Cool Nights 2020 virtual concert series this Thursday, November 12. The series is “for the songs, for the artists, for all of us.” You can buy a Season Pass for only $105—and have a seat in the house by sending in your headshot. They will place it on a seat, so you will literally... 

GUY FORSYTH & JESKA BAILEY

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  GUY FORSYTH & JESKA BAILEY Video:  “The Things That Matter”   GUY FORSYTH & JESKA BAILEY FEATURED AT BLUE ROCK ALIVE! COOL NIGHTS 2020 VIRTUAL CONCERT SERIES Guy Forsyth & Jeska Bailey will be featured at the Blue Rock aLive! Cool Nights 2020 virtual concert series this Thursday, November 5. The series features iconic Austin-based artists—“for the songs, for the artists,... 

Video & Web Interview TOM PRASADA-RAO

Photo credit Rodney Bursiel Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  TOM PRASADA-RAO Video:  “$20 Bill”—for George Floyd  TOM PRASADA-RAO SPEAKS TRUTH WITH SIMPLICITY IN HIS SONG “$20 BILL” “$20 Bill,” an instant classic for 2020, is a powerful song for George Floyd. It is a modern-day hymn of justice for the oppressed. Musician Dan Navarro said it best: “Tom has written the song of a lifetime.” Tom Prasada-Rao has... 

Video & Interview with artist: Darden Smith

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist: DARDEN SMITH Video: “Loving Arms” DARDEN SMITH LAUNCHES BLUE ROCK ALIVE! COOL NIGHTS 2020 VIRTUAL CONCERT SERIES Darden Smith, one of the most respected singer-songwriters, will launch the Blue Rock aLive! Cool Nights 2020 virtual concert series this Thursday, October 29. The series features iconic Austin-based artists—“for the songs, for the artists, for all of us.” You can buy a Season... 

Video & Web Exclusive Interview: MADELEINE PEYROUX

Video Premiere & Web-Exclusive InterviewArtist:  MADELEINE PEYROUX Video:  “American” JAZZ SINGER-SONGWRITER MADELEINE PEYROUX PREMIERES SOCIALLY-CONSCIOUS VIDEO “AMERICAN” Madeleine Peyroux’s powerful new song “American” builds on her previous album’s themes and asks an all-important question that is necessary for 2020: What does it mean to be American? Peyroux’s career has traveled one of music... 

Video & Interview: FIONA HARTE

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive InterviewArtist:  FIONA HARTE Video:  “Auburn” FIONA HARTE FEATURED AT BRAVERY ON FIRE: A BENEFIT FOR WOMEN’S CANCER RESEARCH THIS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 Northern Ireland singer-songwriter Fiona Harte will be featured this Thursday, September 24 (8 PM Eastern) at Bravery on Fire: A Benefit for Women’s Cancer Research. Harte’s new EP, Home Recordings, was... 

Video & Interview: PAULA COLE

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive InterviewArtist:  PAULA COLE Video:  “Shake the Sky” GRAMMY WINNER PAULA COLE FEATURED AT BRAVERY ON FIRE: A BENEFIT FOR WOMEN’S CANCER RESEARCH THIS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 Grammy winner Paula Cole will be featured this Thursday, September 24 (8 PM Eastern) at Bravery on Fire: A Benefit for Women’s Cancer Research. Cole garnered worldwide attention... 

Video & Interview: KYSHONA

Video & Interview: KYSHONA Video Feature & Web-Exclusive InterviewArtist:  KYSHONA Video:  “Listen” KYSHONA FEATURED AT BRAVERY ON FIRE: A BENEFIT FOR WOMEN’S CANCER RESEARCH THIS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 “Listen” is the powerful anthem we need in 2020. When Kyshona speaks her truth, with strong harmonies that make you want to sing along, you can’t help but listen. Kyshona... 

Video & Web-Exclusive Interview GRACE PETTIS

Grace Pettis – Photo credit Nicola Gell Photography Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  GRACE PETTIS Video:  “Drop Another Pin” GRACE PETTIS FEATURED AT BRAVERY ON FIRE: A BENEFIT FOR WOMEN’S CANCER RESEARCH—THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 AT 8 PM EASTERN  Grace Pettis will be featured this Thursday, September 24 (8 PM Eastern) at Bravery on Fire: A Benefit for Women’s Cancer Research. Rachael Sage, a self-described “cancer... 

Video & Exclusive Interview Teddy Swims

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  TEDDY SWIMS Video:  “Broke” TEDDY SWIMS RELEASES THE CATCHY, FUNK-INFUSED, SOULFUL “BROKE”  When Teddy Swims sings “Broke” you can feel the pain he must have felt when $20 would have changed his world, yet you can also experience his joy that shines from inside because he is part of a family. Jaten Dimsdale is Teddy Swims, but as he says, “I’m Jaten Dimsdale—we are Teddy... 

Video Feature & Exclusive Interview KATIE BOECK

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  KATIE BOECK Video:  “Making Some Room” KATIE BOECK RELEASES EMOTIONALLY INTUITIVE “MAKING SOME ROOM”    Katie Boeck has careened through several musical careers in the past decade. Shortly after graduating from UCLA with a degree in Musical Theater, Boeck formed a band and began playing open mic nights on Sunset Boulevard and LA’s West Side. This led to a surreal gig as the lead... 

Vide Feature & Interview MOLLY TUTTLE

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  MOLLY TUTTLE Video:  “She’s a Rainbow” (The Rolling Stones) MOLLY TUTTLE ALBUM RELEASE CONCERT STREAMING AT INSTRUMENTHEAD LIVE TONIGHT Award-Winning Guitarist-Songwriter to Preview New Record with Intimate, Unplugged Performance via acclaimed music Photographer Michael Weintrob’s New Virtual Concert Platform Molly Tuttle, one of the brightest guitarists and songwriters, will perform... 

Video Feature & Interview TERRI HENDRIX

Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  TERRI HENDRIX (with LLOYD MAINES) Video:  “Talk to a Human”  TERRI HENDRIX WITH LLOYD MAINES FEATURED AT BLUE ROCK ALIVE! IMMERSIVE VIRTUAL CONCERT Terri Hendrix and legendary steel guitar player Lloyd Maines will be the featured artists this Thursday (August 27) at Blue Rock aLIVE!—a unique virtual summer concert series—featuring iconic Austin-based artists every Thursday this summer.... 

Video Feature & Web Interview LINDSEY LOMIS

Lindsey Lomis | Photo credit: Emma Delevante Video Feature & Web-Exclusive Interview Artist:  LINDSEY LOMIS Video:  “Bones” LINDSEY LOMIS RELEASES EMOTIONALLY POWERFUL AND EMPOWERING “BONES”  Rising 17-year-old Nashville songstress Lindsey Lomis releases “Bones” from Altadena/Warner Records’ upcoming EP After generating millions of streams independently and garnering critical acclaim for her debut major label release “Feel”... 
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